Switzer
noun Etymology: Middle High German Swedishīzer Date: 1549 Swiss

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  • Switzer — may refer to:* Barry Switzer * Bill Switzer * Bob Switzer * Carl Alfalfa Switzer * George Switzer * Jay Switzer * Jon Switzer * Kathrine Switzer * Kyle Switzer * Mary E. Switzer * Robert M. Switzeree also* Barry Switzer Center * Switzer, West… …   Wikipedia

  • Switzer — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Barry Switzer (* 1937), American Football Trainer Carl Switzer (1927–1959), Schauspieler Kathrine Switzer (* 1947), US amerikanische Pionierin des Marathonlaufs für Frauen Stephen Switzer (1682–1745),… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Switzer — Switzer, WV U.S. Census Designated Place in West Virginia Population (2000): 1138 Housing Units (2000): 537 Land area (2000): 9.618496 sq. miles (24.911788 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000):… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Switzer — Switz er, n. [Cf. G. schweizer. Cf. {Swiss}.] A native or inhabitant of Switzerland; a Swiss. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Switzer — [swit′sər] n. [MHG < Switz, Swiz, Switzerland] 1. Archaic a person born or living in Switzerland 2. a Swiss mercenary soldier …   English World dictionary

  • Switzer — This very unusual and interesting surname has its origins in a medieval nickname, this being a common method of creating surnames in the Middle Ages, and in this case from Sweet sire , derived from the Middle English Swete , meaning pleasant,… …   Surnames reference

  • Switzer — /swit seuhr/, n. Swiss (def. 2). [1540 50; MHG, equiv. to Switz Switzerland + er ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Switzer — noun a) a native or inhabitant of Switzerland, a Swiss. b) a Swiss Guard …   Wiktionary

  • switzer — n. Swiss …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • switzer — switz·er …   English syllables

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